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Polar FT 1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black

Polar FT 1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black
alaScore 84

292 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the performance and design. The screen and value for money also get good feedback.

usability, value for money, screen, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Polar FT 1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Polar FT 1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black


alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 user reviews of Polar FT 1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Polar Ft1 Heart Rate Monitor, Black

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Good reports from the gift receiver


I bought this as a gift for my sister who is starting running, with an aim to competing in the future. She has found it very easy to use and that it does what it promises, and is confident that it'll help her in her training and focus for future...

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best purchase bought


this is brilliant for people having cardio exercises,like me.has made my life alot less worrying


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Ok for the price


I've used this about 4 times so far.....i'm not fully convinced! It tends to stay at one heart rate & suddenly goes up to a level which i know is incorrect because i'm still warming up! Once it's had a chance to settle, it seems to work ok. I find the...

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Does what is says


Second one I have had . Better fitting strap than the previous one.

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Ideal first HRM


Very reliable heart rate monitor, ideal for beginners

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Straightforward Device but good quality


Built to a high standard this Polar monitor gives me all the info I need. Yes if you are more of a perfectionaist, then downloading it to a PCor more memory would be great, but it's great for me. Added bonues (don't know if it's particular to Polar...

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Did exactly what I wanted


After reading the reviews, I decided to purchase the F1, it was just what I needed to help with my Interval Training at the gym, works well with the cross training equipment too.

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Monitors heart rate and is compatible with our tunturi treadmill. No fancy functions, but that 's not what we needed it for.

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Easy to use


I purchased this after reading several user reviews and am not disappointed. It took me a few minutes to work out how to use which for a gadget phobe like me was pretty quick. Provides a useful guide to average and max heart rate and time spent...